[mythtv-users] 128 mb Fx5200 V 256 Mb XFS 6200
dave at cpfc.org
Tue Mar 20 13:37:14 UTC 2007
Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> David Campbell wrote:
>> I am looking at getting a new graphics card in a <possibly futile>
>> attempt to get HD playback watchable on a AMD XP 3000 with a gig of Ram.
>> Would I be be much better buying a 256Mb XFS6200 card rather than a 128
>> Mb Fx5200? Will it make a difference for HD?
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> I would say no, in fact I think it'll make playback worse. The 5200 has
> more hardware acceleration for video than many of the newer cards.
> iDtc, motion compensation, chroma keying, etc. I was able to get HD
> going on an XP 1800 so I'm fairly certain you can on a 3000. What
> problems are you having? You should provide more detail about you
> system, distribution, software versions, etc.
HD playback is very jerky - unwatchable. CPU goes to 0% idle.
FE/BE on same kit.
* AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3000+
* 1Gb Ram
* GeForce4 MX 4000 AGP
* Hauppauge WinTV-Nova-T 500
Kubuntu (edgy) - with custom 2.6.20 Kernel -
Mythtv Version: 0.20-0.2ubuntu2
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